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Deborah

Watch Deborah
October 28, 2019
27:34

In the Gap: Pastor Choco De Jesús

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Deborah

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  • Choco de Jesus: Have you ever had someone in your life that
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  • just shows up just at the right time, the right moment?
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  • Someone who gave you an encouraging word right
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  • when you needed it?
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  • For many of us, it could be a mentor, a parent, older, wiser,
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  • with experience and an insight that reveals a new perspective.
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  • In ancient Israel there was a person who showed up just at the
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  • right time, whose life was marked by wisdom, strength,
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  • and stability.
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  • Unlike most characters in the Bible, she was a woman
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  • and her name is Deborah.
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  • Deborah stood in the gap in a time of long, hard-fought war
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  • in Israel.
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  • Deborah being a female, was unusual for her time.
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  • But God raised her up and gave her prominent place
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  • in the nation as a prophet and a leader.
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  • What makes her even more unique is that she lived right
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  • in the middle of trouble.
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  • According to the Bible, she would judge and give wisdom in
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  • a place outside of her home, under her own palm tree.
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  • I'm sure it was a simple place like this, that was free
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  • from chaos of war and the clutter of the city.
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  • What's interesting is that the palm tree was located between
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  • two cities: Rhema and Bethel.
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  • Rhema was a high place for idol worship.
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  • Bethel was known as the house of God.
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  • So right in between two opposing forces, was a voice of wisdom
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  • and strength.
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  • She was literally in the gap between forces of evil
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  • and God's presence.
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  • When she lived in Northern Israel was
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  • under constant attack.
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  • For more than 20 years, the king of Canaan and his ruthless army
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  • treated God's people horribly.
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  • The Scripture says they used 900 horse-drawn chariots to attack
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  • the innocent, a type of war as brutal as ours today.
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  • But where there is war, where there are problems
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  • and suffering, God will raise up Deborahs, people of wisdom
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  • and strength.
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  • Mike Owens: Dalton? Dalton, stay with me, buddy.
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  • Don't hang up.
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  • Don't.
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  • Dalton Fry: I got a gun here.
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  • I've been thinking about it a lot.
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  • Mike: Hey, put the--put the gun down.
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  • Put the gun down.
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  • Hey, listen, listen. Look, you're gonna be okay.
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  • Dalton: A lie.
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  • It's not the wheelchair that drove her away.
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  • I'd wake up with my hands round her neck, telling her
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  • I was gonna kill her.
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  • That's why she left.
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  • Mike: You remember that day we went fishing?
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  • And you caught that fish?
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  • Drop the gun.
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  • Dalton, that was--that was a good day.
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  • That was a really good day.
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  • Remember?
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  • Dalton, Dalton!
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  • Mike: Yes, man, you did it this time.
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  • Let them know that I've got the fishing poles and the bait.
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  • male: Okay, Mike, we got you.
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  • Mike: Get 'em set up, right?
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  • male: Yeah, I got you, all right.
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  • We'll do it.
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  • male: And every military branch is represented here today
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  • including the Coasties.
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  • male: Oh, now, whoa, guys.
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  • That's why I can't tell you who he is.
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  • Last time, everyone gave the one Coastie who was here hell
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  • all weekend and poor Jim got his fingers hurt.
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  • male: Poor Jim.
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  • Jim: At least I came back.
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  • male: Yes, you did come back. Okay, let's move out, everybody.
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  • And lunch back here at 1200 hours right here in the lodge
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  • and enjoy yourselves, okay?
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  • Oh, and if you wanna fish, Mike will meet you on
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  • the deck with bait.
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  • Mike: Good flip out that way and you'd be good.
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  • Just keep it going. Keep it moving.
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  • male: All right.
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  • Mike: How you doing?
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  • Mike Owens, Army.
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  • Dalton: Dalton Fry, CSAR.
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  • Mike: Ah, you used to fly?
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  • Dalton: Yup.
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  • Mike: Fish?
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  • Dalton: Not really.
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  • Mike: Well, the lake's stocked but they've
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  • been quiet today.
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  • How'd you learn about the event?
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  • Dalton: Service officer thought it'd be a good idea
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  • for me to get out.
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  • Mike: You wanna cast off from over here.
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  • The fish know not to swim around here.
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  • Dalton: I don't know.
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  • Can I even get down there in one of these?
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  • Mike: Yeah.
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  • I probably ought to go down with you.
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  • It gets a little soggy over there.
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  • Dalton: I'll just sit up here and watch.
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  • Mike: Ha, ha, watch?
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  • That's all you do when you fish anyway.
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  • You might as well do it with a pole in your hand.
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  • Come on.
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  • Mike: Spend much time in Germany?
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  • Dalton: Not really.
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  • Mike: The trick here is to keep it moving.
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  • The fish here really like it when it's moving.
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  • So you don't fish much.
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  • Do you hunt at all?
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  • Dalton: Not really.
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  • Mike: Married? Kids?
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  • Dalton: Not really.
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  • I had a wife, I had a kid.
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  • Not really anymore.
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  • Mike: Hm.
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  • Dalton: Well, do you wanna know what happened?
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  • Mike: I can guess.
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  • She couldn't handle the new you?
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  • Dalton: In more ways than one.
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  • Mike: It really hurts. You got one.
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  • Set the hook. C'mon, yeah, there you go.
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  • Keep it up. Keep it coming.
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  • Good kind of fish.
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  • There it is. There it is.
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  • See it coming? Look at it coming.
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  • Dalton: That little guy--
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  • Mike: Look at that.
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  • Dalton: --gave me that fight.
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  • Mike: [laughing] Well, when you're fighting for your life,
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  • you'd be surprised how strong you are.
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  • Yeah, he's not ready yet.
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  • Ah, c'mon then. There you go.
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  • Mike: Dalton, you're strong, man.
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  • You're strong, man. It's not time for--
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  • Choco: Much like Dalton in our story, you may need someone
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  • to stand in the gap for you.
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  • Or maybe you're called to be someone who stands in the gap
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  • for others, someone who's there to offer wisdom and strength
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  • when others need it the most.
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  • That's what our Bible character, Deborah, did.
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  • According to Scripture, after a long period of war,
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  • the people of Israel felt defeated from the inside out.
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  • They prayed for deliverance and he responded as the
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  • miracle-maker by calling Deborah to enter the gap.
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  • I believe there are three things that can build us into a person
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  • of strength and wisdom.
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  • And you can find it in the life of Deborah.
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  • First, she waited on God to give her wisdom.
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  • She didn't act out of impulse or rush her advice.
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  • She deliberately paused.
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  • She waited for the right timing.
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  • She didn't pursue people to give them her opinion.
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  • She stayed in her house under the palm tree.
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  • While she waited, she pursued hearing the voice of God
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  • and listened to him.
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  • Second, Deborah was fully present, calm, and confident.
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  • In her story, the nation of Israel was going through a very
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  • difficult time when a critical moment happened, when the Lord
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  • commanded the armies to attack and she delivered the message
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  • to the Israeli army commander.
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  • Unfortunately, he was scared.
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  • He didn't wanna go.
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  • The army was outnumbered and he didn't have
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  • the confidence Deborah had.
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  • Deborah responded cool, calm, and collected.
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  • She simply told him, "That's fine.
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  • I'll go with you."
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  • She knew God so intimately that she was able to respond in a way
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  • that put others at ease.
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  • And finally, Deborah was a person of action.
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  • Her name in Hebrew means "bee."
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  • She really was a busy bee.
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  • I like to think of her as a honeybee, sweet and productive,
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  • but with a stinger if she needed to use it.
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  • She was a woman who was willing to go wherever God required her
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  • to go and to make definitive decisions and give bold
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  • direction when she got there.
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  • She went alongside the Israeli commander to the battle, a place
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  • in that time a woman would never be seen.
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  • She was ready to act, she was ready to fight.
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  • Because she knew what God had called her to do.
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  • You see, these qualities: prayer, confidence, and action
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  • are vital for any person who moves into a gap of need
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  • or injustice.
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  • You can count on God to impart his wisdom to you.
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  • Ask him for it in prayer and don't act until you receive it.
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  • If you know God is calling you to stand in the gap,
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  • then be courageous, be bold.
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  • Step out and take action.
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  • Just don't sit back and wait to see what comes to your door.
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  • Speak up, speak out, and stand up and move out.
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  • And that's what the Bible character Deborah did.
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  • Deborah's reputation of wisdom gained over many years and her
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  • active presence in full sight of the Israelite soldiers gave
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  • the army confidence that God was on their side.
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  • Mike: Dalton, Dalton, you there?
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  • Dalton?
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  • [phone ringing]
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  • [voicemail] This is Dalton.
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  • Can't talk. Leave a message.
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  • [phone ringing]
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  • [voicemail] This is Dalton.
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  • Can't talk.
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  • Mike: Dalton, open the door!
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  • Dalton: Hey.
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  • Mike: Hey.
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  • You--you ready?
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  • Dalton: I don't know.
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  • I'm actually not feeling too good, you know?
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  • Rough night last night.
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  • Mike: Nightmares?
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  • Mike: Well, don't let last night ruin today.
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  • C'mon.
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  • Mike: You need to get yourself a maid.
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  • Dalton: Man, look at that. Is it yours?
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  • Mike: No, a friend of mine, flew in World War II
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  • with my dad.
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  • This shiny tin can's one of the reasons we won the war.
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  • P51 Mustang, 1240 horsepower, 432 miles per hour.
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  • Dalton: That's haulin' for back then.
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  • Mike: Pretty deadly too.
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  • Dalton: You ever take it up?
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  • Mike: Oh, I only fly a little.
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  • My dad was a real pilot.
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  • Dalton: You have a good relationship?
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  • Mike: Didn't really know him.
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  • He came back from the war all scrambled.
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  • Got shot down over there too.
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  • He disappeared for a long time.
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  • Show up every now and again, drunk.
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  • Dalton: So why do you serve?
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  • Mike: It was Vietnam, I didn't have a choice.
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  • Lucky lotto number 191.
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  • Dalton: Well, I know the feeling, being all scrambled.
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  • Mike: Wasn't your fault.
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  • Dalton: Don't say that.
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  • Mike: At the beginning of the war, this plane was designed
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  • to be a fighter.
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  • By the end of the war, its primary use was to escort
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  • bombers from Britain to Germany.
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  • We're designed, trained, to be fighters.
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  • But when the mission changes back home, it's hard to adapt.
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  • We still have vengeance, guns for fighting, but all they want
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  • us to do is escort.
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  • Dalton: I've been shot down, I've been blown up.
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  • I really don't know if there's hope for me to fly again.
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  • Mike: Dalton, open the door.
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  • I'm gonna kick the door in.
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  • female announcer: Courage, confidence, boldness.
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  • Today, God's people need these qualities more than ever.
  • 00:15:04.240 --> 00:15:08.080
  • That's why TBN believes the "In the Gap" series by
  • 00:15:08.090 --> 00:15:10.290
  • Pastor Choco de Jesus is so timely and important.
  • 00:15:11.000 --> 00:15:14.170
  • Choco: Explore with me the Bible's greatest heroes and how
  • 00:15:14.180 --> 00:15:17.190
  • your life can make an impact for generations to come.
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  • announcer: Right now in thanks for your gift of $65 or
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  • more to help TBN keep this kind of teaching coming to you and
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  • others, we'll send you the book that inspired the "In the Gap"
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  • series you're watching.
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  • Plus, the bonus four-message series on audio CD.
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  • Become a bold culture-changer for God.
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  • Call or click now to share a gift and request "In the Gap:
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  • What Happens When God's People Stand Strong."
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  • Both the book and bonus audio series by
  • 00:15:46.240 --> 00:15:49.060
  • Pastor Choco de Jesus.
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  • Call 800-772-5040 or share your gift securely online when you
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  • visit tbn.org/inthegap.
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  • Choco: In nearly every "In the Gap" story I know, there
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  • comes a point of crisis, a place where you must open the door.
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  • That point can be the difference between gaining ground
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  • or losing ground.
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  • It can even be life or death.
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  • And if you find yourself in one of these crisis moments,
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  • you must resist all urges to run or give in to
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  • an emotional response.
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  • Above all, refuse to panic.
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  • The Bible speaks of a peace that passes understanding.
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  • It is a peace that God can give that is not readily explained
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  • or rooted in reason.
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  • It is a peace born of faith and executed by a strong
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  • sense of purpose.
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  • Mike knows he is there to help Dalton and sometimes
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  • it's uncomfortable.
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  • Sometimes, it's scary.
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  • But oftentimes God has already prepared you long before
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  • that particular mission.
  • 00:17:01.010 --> 00:17:02.270
  • With that preparation comes wisdom, and with God's wisdom
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  • you can have confidence and peace to take action.
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  • It was that way when our Bible hero Deborah went with
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  • the Israelite commander to the battle.
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  • The nation of Israel was at a point of crisis.
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  • From their lookout point, they could see hundreds of chariots
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  • of horses spread out on the large valley below them.
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  • The door was already open.
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  • It was in that moment when panic and fear could have caused
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  • Israel to run away.
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  • But Deborah stood and boldly said to the commander, "Go.
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  • This is the day the Lord has given our enemy into your hands.
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  • He has gone ahead of you."
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  • Deborah's words are good for us to remember, especially in times
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  • when fear and panic threaten to overwhelm us.
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  • The truth is, God knew you were going to face the very crisis
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  • situations you are facing.
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  • And he has the solution already.
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  • As the forces of Israel began to charge down the side of
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  • Mount Tabor, God sent a torrential rainstorm that burst
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  • suddenly from the skies.
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  • It was blinding, raining, the wheels of the Canaanite chariots
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  • suddenly were stuck in the mud.
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  • The horses panicked and the soldiers couldn't run away.
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  • God had given the Israelites victory
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  • and the blessings afterward.
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  • For the next 40 years, there was peace in all of Israel.
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  • Peace comes from people of wisdom and strength.
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  • I challenge you to be that person.
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  • When opposition comes, when a problem pops up, when someone
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  • you know is in a tailspin, don't be a gossip, don't belittle
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  • their problem or speak negative to them, be a person who brings
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  • peace, someone who answers with calm confidence
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  • just like Deborah.
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  • Mike: Dalton, I'm gonna kick the door in.
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  • Dalton: [sobbing]
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  • Mike: Put the gun down.
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  • Dalton: It's my fault my guys are dead.
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  • It's my fault she left. I deserve this.
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  • Mike: No, you don't.
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  • You have a life worth living.
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  • You were saved for a reason.
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  • Dalton: Saved for what? What kind of life is this?
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  • Mike: Hey, when I came back, I drank myself to sleep.
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  • The things I did over there, the things I saw.
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  • You know what it's like. No one should see that stuff.
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  • No one should know that stuff.
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  • I was messed up, just like my dad.
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  • I was scrambled.
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  • But there's hope, man.
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  • There's hope.
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  • You don't wanna do this.
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  • Dalton: Yes, I do.
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  • Mike: Hey, hey, hey, you called me.
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  • You wanted to ask me something.
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  • Dalton: I did?
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  • Mike: Yeah, you remember what you asked me.
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  • You wanted to know what the name of that plane was in the hangar.
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  • You remember the name of that plane?
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  • You remember?
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  • Mike: You know, it's funny, standing here looking at this
  • 00:20:29.250 --> 00:20:31.290
  • plane makes me remember.
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  • Dalton: I don't think it's funny.
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  • Nothing funny about it.
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  • Mike: My last mission was a miracle.
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  • A miracle I survived.
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  • Took shrapnel to the chest.
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  • I was bleeding out.
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  • I swear I saw the end, you know?
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  • Everything going dark.
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  • And then suddenly, I heard the choppers and somebody loaded me
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  • up and woke up in a MASH unit.
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  • Dalton: Yeah, when I hear choppers, it's not a good thing.
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  • Mike: You flew Black Hawks?
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  • Those suckers can move.
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  • Dalton: Yeah, until they don't.
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  • 00:21:51.000 --> 00:22:01.000
  • Dalton: It was the final flight of the night.
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  • Night patrol.
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  • We were warned about hostiles on a rooftop but we just kept
  • 00:22:12.080 --> 00:22:16.140
  • cruising and out of nowhere we got hit with an RPG.
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  • I don't even remember falling.
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  • I should have seen it.
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  • They say it's a miracle that I survived.
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  • No one else did.
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  • Mike: Miracle you survived.
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  • 00:22:44.230 --> 00:22:50.190
  • Mike: Miracle-Maker was the name of that plane.
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  • You're the miracle, Dalton.
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  • You survived.
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  • When your Black Hawk went down, you survived.
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  • I'm a miracle.
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  • When my battalion got blown up, I got out.
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  • It took me a while to get my head back but now I have a new
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  • mission and so do you.
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  • It's to live each day like we've been gifted a miracle.
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  • Dalton: How do you do that?
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  • Mike: Hope, one day at a time and one breath at a time.
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  • Together.
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  • We went over there as a team.
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  • When we come back, we gotta stay as a team.
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  • Dalton: I feel like I'm already dead.
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  • Mike: You're alive, you're alive.
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  • You're the miracle.
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  • And you have a mission.
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  • Choco: Mike can finally see a breakthrough.
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  • Dalton's war may not be over but a big battle's won.
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  • Now, with Mike's help he can move into a quieter place so he
  • 00:24:32.120 --> 00:24:35.030
  • can hear God's voice and be healed.
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  • That's the way God works, just as in the Bible story of
  • 00:24:38.240 --> 00:24:41.160
  • Deborah.
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  • I'm sure Deborah left the battlefield and went back to her
  • 00:24:43.110 --> 00:24:45.270
  • own palm tree to continue her consulting job, working, writing
  • 00:24:45.280 --> 00:24:51.080
  • her song, victory, together with the Israeli army commander.
  • 00:24:51.090 --> 00:24:56.110
  • And in every "In the Gap" story I know, whether a story in the
  • 00:24:56.120 --> 00:24:59.020
  • Bible or a story today, the initial move to enter or stand
  • 00:24:59.030 --> 00:25:03.140
  • in the gap may be the prime responsibility of one courageous
  • 00:25:03.150 --> 00:25:07.060
  • person of prayer who's willing to step up and get involved in
  • 00:25:07.070 --> 00:25:11.200
  • the sorrow or pain of another person.
  • 00:25:11.210 --> 00:25:14.170
  • No matter who you are or where you come from, God can use you.
  • 00:25:14.180 --> 00:25:19.130
  • Listen to his call and respond in faith.
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  • God is calling you and me to stand in the gap in our time, in
  • 00:25:22.270 --> 00:25:27.260
  • our place, and in our generation.
  • 00:25:27.270 --> 00:25:30.240
  • When we hear his call, we must respond in faith.
  • 00:25:30.250 --> 00:25:34.070
  • When we do, we'll see God perform the miraculous.
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  • The path is always the same: pray first, rely always, then
  • 00:25:38.120 --> 00:25:43.060
  • speak, and act.
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  • That's how we should work together to stand in the gap.
  • 00:25:45.050 --> 00:25:49.090
  • 00:25:51.220 --> 00:26:01.220
  • announcer: Courage, confidence, boldness.
  • 00:26:30.280 --> 00:26:33.080
  • Today, God's people need these qualities more than ever.
  • 00:26:33.090 --> 00:26:36.150
  • That's why TBN believes the "In the Gap" series by Pastor
  • 00:26:36.160 --> 00:26:39.120
  • Choco de Jesus is so timely and important.
  • 00:26:39.130 --> 00:26:42.130
  • Choco: Explore with me the Bible's greatest heroes and how
  • 00:26:42.140 --> 00:26:45.180
  • your life can make an impact for generations to come.
  • 00:26:45.190 --> 00:26:48.290
  • announcer: Right now in thanks for your gift of $65 or
  • 00:26:49.000 --> 00:26:51.220
  • more to help TBN keep this kind of teaching coming to you and
  • 00:26:51.230 --> 00:26:55.100
  • others, we'll send you the book that inspired the "In the Gap"
  • 00:26:55.110 --> 00:26:58.240
  • series you're watching.
  • 00:26:58.250 --> 00:27:00.130
  • Plus, the bonus four-message series on audio CD.
  • 00:27:00.140 --> 00:27:04.060
  • Become a bold culture-changer for God.
  • 00:27:04.070 --> 00:27:07.120
  • Call or click now to share a gift and request "In the Gap:
  • 00:27:07.130 --> 00:27:11.270
  • What Happens When God's People Stand Strong."
  • 00:27:11.280 --> 00:27:14.280
  • Both the book and bonus audio series by
  • 00:27:14.290 --> 00:27:17.070
  • Pastor Choco de Jesus.
  • 00:27:17.080 --> 00:27:19.290
  • Call 800-772-5040 or share your gift securely online when you
  • 00:27:20.000 --> 00:27:25.280
  • visit tbn.org/inthegap.
  • 00:27:25.290 --> 00:27:29.250